It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I just beat people up
It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself
A lot of people have gone farther than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.
I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you’re trying to accomplish and what you’re willing to sacrifice to accomplish it
People like you and I, though mortal of course like everyone else, do not grow old no matter how long we live…[We] never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born.
–Albert Einstein in a letter to Otto Juliusburger
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
–Dave Tyson Gentry
The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.
From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.
–Anais Nin American author (1903-1977).
If you expect perfection from other people, your whole life is a series of disappointments, grumbling and complaints. If, on the contrary, you pitch your expectations low, taking folks as the inefficient creatures which they are, you are frequently surprised by having them perform better than you had hoped.
Medicine makes people ill, mathematics makes them sad, theology makes them sinful.
A lot of beautiful people are stupid. There’s a tremendous amount of idiots who look so good. It’s frightening.
What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic.
Adversity causes some people to break and others to break records.
Some [people] succeed by what they know; some by what they do; and a few by what they are.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.
–George Bernard Shaw Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893
Never argue with a fool. People might not know the difference.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
He didn’t know the right people. That’s all a police record means in this rotten crime-ridden country.
There are some beautiful people here tonight. I should’ve worn tighter pants.
–Randy Newman Songwriter, at the Billboard Music Awards.
This is boring! Now I know what people went through when…my Bronco was going up the freeway.
–O. J. Simpson on the televised journey of the Ryder truck taking presidential election ballots to Tallahassee.
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.
–Alfred A. Montapert
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
–Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
–Abigail Van Buren
I can trust my friends. These people force me to examine, encourage me to grow.
Babies are such a nice way to start people
People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.
–A. C. Benson
Religious factions will go on imposing their will on others unless the decent people connected to them recognize that religion has no place in public policy. They must learn to make their views known without trying to make their views the only alternative.
All along this path I tread, my heart betrays my weary head, with nothing but my love to save, from the cradle to the grave…
Reality is a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.
Arrogant people are fearful people. The more arrogant, the more fearful. In truth, arrogant people are fragile.
–Dr. Theodore Rubin
USA Today has come out with a new survey: Apparently three out of four people make up 75 percent of the population.
Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.
He will have to learn, I know, that all people are not just- that all men and women are not true. Teach him that for every scoundrel there is a hero that for every enemy there is a friend. Let him learn early that the bullies are the easiest people to lick.
–Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
–Abraham Joshua Heschel
To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world